At Flipnout, you can bounce, do somersaults, pull out your favorite ninja warrior moves or go into James Bond stealth mode. The Xtreme Las Vegas Trampoline Park opened in the Summerlin area at 4245 S. Grand Canyon Drive, Suite 111, just before Christmas.
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Lincoln County, our nearest neighboring county to the north, is rich in sites where you can see unspoiled petroglyphs, the mysterious rock carvings that have graced cliffs and boulders since prehistoric times. Two of my favorite sites in that area are the White River Narrows Archaeological District and the Mt. Irish Rock Art and Archaeological District, both located off of state Route 318, north of Alamo and Hiko.
BMX riders and Henderson officials celebrated the grand opening of the Whitney Mesa BMX track Saturday.
The region embraces spring with a variety of outdoor activities, while preparing for Memorial Day observances.
The Parkdale Recreation & Senior Center, 3200 Ferndale St., had its grand reopening March 31. The 11,667-square-foot recreation center stands on the same property that has been used for community recreation for more than 60 years.
Sure, you could go to the park and play soccer, kickball or one of those ordinary sports, but from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 2 at Sunset Park, 2601 E. Sunset Road, you can enter the Wacky World of Sports to watch and/or participate in six unusual sports, including Human Derby Races, Knockerball or Mud Volleyball.
Angels Landing in Zion National Park, Utah, is a viewpoint atop a giant red sandstone monolith, offering one of the best panoramic views in the park, which is to say one of the best in the American West. The 5-mile round-trip hike to Angels Landing is famous among hikers throughout the world, mostly because it is one scary trail, especially in the last bone-chilling half-mile. If this hike is on your bucket list, it’s good to do it in spring, after the sun has melted any ice that might have made the path slick and before summer brings the year’s largest crowds to the park and hot temperatures.
When your child signs up for a sport, parents join the roster, too. And it will be up to parents to help kids through the up-and-down, win-and-lose realities of sport.
When school lets out for the summer, many parents opt for summer camps to help keep their children occupied and their minds challenged.
You would have done the same thing, I know you would have. Maybe I’ll end up in hot water; if I do, it would have been worth it.